well being

Why Do Optimists Live Longer?

July 7, 2022

Do you tend to see the glass as half full, rather than half empty? Are you always looking on the bright side of life? If so, you might be surprised to learn that this [...]

Pandemic Got You Down? Try Nature!

February 25, 2021

Having trouble coping with COVID? Go take a hike. Literally. Researchers have long been aware of the positive impact of a connection with nature on psychological health and, [...]

Exactly How Much Nature Time Do We Need?

June 19, 2019

Spending time in nature can boost overall well-being, but how much exposure do we need? A new study concludes that 2 hours each week is enough to reap the benefits, though [...]

Is There a Simple Way to Destress?

November 27, 2018

Ah, hustle. A word so charged, just hearing (or seeing) it probably makes you want to get stuff done. Truth is, while a go-go-go approach may seem like the fast track to [...]

Surprising Addictions to Everyday Things

November 27, 2018

The word “addiction” suggests gambling, drinking, and drugs. But there are other habits, behaviors, and even beauty products that are surprisingly addictive. If [...]

Ate Too Much Sugar? Reverse the Binge!

November 13, 2018

Step 1: One moment you’re wired; the next, you’re making a beeline to the couch. What gives? Your body goes on a physical and emotional roller coaster after having too [...]
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